April Crowell

About April Crowell

AOBTA Certified Instructor & Practitioner Certified Holistic Nutritionist (CHN) Diplomate, Asian Bodywork Therapy (Dipl. ABT NCCAOM) Amma Therapy, Integral Asian Medicine, Holistic Nutrition & Herbs. Inspiration and education for healthy and sustainable living. I have been practicing and teaching since 1994. I maintain my private therapy practice in Boise, Idaho. I offer classes and consultations online.

12 Tips For Handling Heartburn And Indigestion

Digestive disturbances affect nearly everyone at some point in their life and it's estimated that 40% of Americans will suffer from heartburn at least once each month - ouch. [...]

Bitter – The Flavor Of The Fire Element

Whoever coined the phrase “bitter hearts” was on the right track. The bitter flavor directly influences our Heart. Bitter - even its name can make us cringe, and it [...]

Coffee Substitutes-Getting To Know Grain Beverages

Why would you ever need to substitute something for your coffee?  That's the first question that came to mind, right?  After all many people love their coffee, it seems [...]

By |2021-01-11T17:09:59+00:00January 7th, 2021|BLOGS, Holistic Nutrition Blog, Recipes|0 Comments

K’hair Belaban

I worked at an Egyptian restaurant in Boise in the early ’90’s. The food was fabulous. This is one of my favorite dips on the [...]

By |2021-01-11T18:13:27+00:00January 7th, 2021|0 Comments

A Few Q & A’s About The Amma Lecture Series

Welcome to 2021! I hope your year is starting off well.  I am gearing up to start the Amma lecture series - starting with the first class Holistic Nutrition [...]

By |2021-01-03T16:31:55+00:00January 3rd, 2021|Announcements, Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Classes|0 Comments

The Liver In Asian Medicine – Controller Of Vision & Planning

"Happy Livers bend like bamboo no matter what you have to go through." I remember chuckling, when I heard one of my students chanting this mantra in the Amma [...]

By |2021-01-03T19:06:13+00:00January 2nd, 2021|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Seasons, Spring|5 Comments

Grace And Gratitude

He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has. - Epictetus "Thank you."  It's a [...]

By |2021-01-11T17:15:17+00:00January 2nd, 2021|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

Yang Is In The Air

You've probably noticed the growing sense of urgency and the desire to move, go faster, do things quicker in the air lately.  People seem a little more anxious, a [...]

By |2021-01-08T01:30:04+00:00January 2nd, 2021|BLOGS, Seasons, Spring|2 Comments

Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

This soup is light and bright. The sour flavor stimulates the digestion and senses.  You control the sour flavor here. I like my soup very [...]

By |2021-01-03T19:58:38+00:00January 2nd, 2021|0 Comments
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